California Lawmakers Pass First U.S. Plastic Bag Ban


The bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience stores in 2016.

It includes $2 million in loans to help manufacturers shift to producing reusable bags and lets grocers charge 10 cents each for paper and reusable bags.

via California Lawmakers Pass First U.S. Plastic Bag Ban.

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